Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925
- Existence: 1874 - 1925
Amy Lowell (1874-1925), American poet of the imagist school.
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
One-fifth of the papers are devoted to correspondence, books, articles, speeches and research notes relating to her publication of Emily Dickinson's poems in Bolts of Melody (1945) and three subsequent books about Emily Dickinson. Bingham's education as well as her professional life as a teacher of French and as a geographer, particularly of Peru, are thoroughly documented with correspondence, research notes, publications and other papers (1885-1929).
The John Chipman Farrar Papers consist of correspondence, subject files, manuscripts, personal papers, and printed material relating to the personal and professional life of John Chipman Farrar, and to a lesser degree, his wife Margaret Petherbridge Farrar, between 1916 and 1974. The Papers also document the publishing firms Farrar and Rinehart and Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. A number of authors' correspondence and drafts are included in the Papers.
TLS thanking him for a book and addressing future plans.
TLS Buss's Jevon's Block which the author had sent to Lowell.
Removed from: Jevon's Block by Kate Buss (Boston: McGrath-Sherrill, 1917).
TLS originally conveying programs and biographical pamphlets about Lowell, to assist Miss Arnold with a paper.
TLS concerning her opinion of him as a reviewer and mentioning Miss Benson.
TLS defending her poem "Fireworks," in response to a critical letter from the recipient. She notes that "Art is not Ethics," and provides a milder simile for hatred than the metaphor of the poem to illustrate that the poem does not go too far. She mentions receiving thanks for a similar explanation of the poem from a teacher in Oregon. Accompanied by typescript copy of the poem.
ALS with envelope, concerning Shorter's interest in writing an article about Lowell's work.
Removed from: Art of Amy Lowell by Bryher (London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1918).
Two TLS, including one letter of introduction and one query about a literary event.
The collection contains writings, correspondence, a handful of personal papers, and a songbook. The bulk of the material consists of drafts of such works as Songs for Eve (1954), The Wild Old Wicked Men & Other Poems (1968), The American Bell (1962), Herakles (1967), J. B. , and A Continuing Journey (1968).
The papers contain correspondence, writings, subject files and personal papers documenting the personal life and writing career of Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant and such subjects as the Taos writers colony, the Indian rights movement, popular psychology, and life in Paris during World War I. Major correspondents include Randolph Bourne, John Collier, Alyse Gregory, Sidney Howard, Haniel Long, Amy Lowell, Mabel Dodge Luhan, and Thornton Wilder.